Falafel ( V )

There are so many falafel recipes, but you can use whatever you have to create your own recipe.

This is one of my falafel recipes, lots of nutrition, tastful and good for vegetarians.

Falafel

Ingredients:

  1. Can of Chickpeas, drained and rinsed about 235g
  2. Carrot  1 medium size, finely grated
  3. Ground Cumin   1tsp
  4. Ground Coriander   1tsp
  5. Mild Chilli Powder   1/2tsp
  6. Fresh Chilli    1 ( small size )
  7. Fresh Coriander or Parsley   ( handful ) chopped
  8. Garlic   2 cloves, chopped ( optional )
  9. Flour   3tbsp
  10. Egg Whites   1/2
  11. Sesame oil   4 – 5 dashes
  12. Salt and Black Pepper
  13. Vegetable Oil for shallow frying

Method:

  • Mix all the ingredients together, except egg whites and vegetable oil. Season well.
  • Mix to a coarse paste, adding just enough egg white to hold it together.
  • Take a tablespoon of the mixture and with oiled hands, roll into small balls.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and shallow fry the falafel for 6-8 minutes over a medium heat, turning, until lightly browned all over and cooked through.
  • Cool down and serve with salad and pitta bread.

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